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Becoming a Certified Bookkeeper (CB), gives you the right to put “CB” after your name and, according to the U.S. Dept. of Labor, means that you will have “the best job prospects” (Occupational Outlook Handbook).
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Free Bookkeeper’s Hiring Test helps employers quickly evaluate job candidates for bookkeeper at no change. Free 10-question test with optional free sections on payroll, depreciation and inventory.

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Free Bookkeepers Hiring Test

Have questions? Call 800-622-0121 or e-mail hiring@aipb.org
This free 10-question test is for full-charge bookkeepers at accrual basis (not cash basis) firms. It includes basic journal entries, corrections, accruals and deferrals and the bank reconciliation. (Tell me more about this test.) No calculator is needed.
 

You may also select free test sections on:

  • Payroll - 5 questions
  • Depreciation - 5 questions
  • Merchandise inventory (see below) - 5 questions
 

Recommendations:

  1. Set a 20-minute time limit on the 10-question quiz. Add 10 minutes for each optional test section.
  2. Require a grade of 70 or better (7 or more correct answers out of 10)
  3. Ignore questions on skills not required. For example, if your bookkeeper will not do the bank reconciliation, ignore the questions on this subject.

Please select each additional test section that you want:

Payroll

yes

no

Depreciation

yes

no

Merchandise Inventory

yes

no

Perpetual 

Periodic 

Fill in for your free test:

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